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07/28/2016 Grand Jury Clears 33-Year-Old Woman of Criminal Charges in Shooting Death of Intruder (Photo)

On Tuesday July 26, 2016, a Multnomah County Grand Jury determined that a 33-year-old woman who shot and killed an intruder in her home in June 2016 was justified in the use of deadly force.

The investigation started on Sunday June 26, 2016, at 1:47 a.m., when East Precinct officers responded to a residence in the 4100 block of Southeast 118th Place on the report that a homeowner shot someone inside her home.

Officers and medical personnel arrived and contacted the homeowner, 33-year-old Tara-Alexis Ford, who directed them inside the home.*-..
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07/27/2016 Shooting Investigation Tuesday Night in East Portland - No Known Injuries (Photo)

On Tuesday July 26, 2016, at 11:18 p.m., East Precinct officers responded to the report of gunfire in the area of Northeast 160th Avenue and East Burnside Street.

Officers arrived in the area and located evidence of gunfire and damage to a parked, unoccupied vehicle.

Gang Enforcement Team officers responded to the scene and took over the investigation.

The Tactical Operations Division's Gang Enforcement Team (GET) and Gun Task Force (GTF) are continuing to investigate several incidents of gun violence citywide.*-..
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07/26/2016 Shooting Investigation Underway in Northeast Portland's Argay Neighborhood

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07/26/2016 Burglary Suspect Arrested After 16-Year-Old Calls 9-1-1 in South Tabor Neighborhood (Photo)

On Tuesday July 26, 2016, at 2:24 a.m., East Precinct officers responded to the report of a residential burglary in the 7800 block of Southeast Franklin Street.*-..
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07/25/2016 UPDATE: Person Struck and Killed by Freight Train in Northeast Portland

The person killed on Saturday has been identified as 27-year-old Jordan Douglas Hibler.*-..
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07/25/2016 Two Laser Strikes on Police Aircraft -- One Person Arrested (Photo)

On Saturday July 22, 2016, at approximately 9:52 p.m., a Portland Police Bureau Air Support Unit was flying patrol support in Southeast Portland when someone shined a laser pointer at the aircraft.*-..
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07/25/2016 Early Morning Robbery at Fire on the Mountain on Burnside Street

On Monday July 25, 2016, at 12:21 a.m., Central Precinct officers responded to the report of an armed robbery at Fire on the Mountain, located at 1708 East Burnside Street.

Officers arrived in the area and contacted people inside the restaurant who told police that two men entered the restaurant, ordered everyone to get on the ground and demanded money.*-..
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07/22/2016 26-Year-Old Woman Arrested for Attempting to Elude Police in a Stolen Vehicle (Photo)

On Thursday July 21, 2016, at 10:53 p.m., North Precinct officers responded to the report that a woman stole a truck and trailer in the area of North Lombard Street and Alma Avenue.

Officers responding to the area spotted the stolen truck and attempted to stop the driver near North Lombard Street and Interstate 5.

The driver initially stopped then sped away from officers southbound on I-5. The driver led police on a pursuit onto I-405, exiting at NW Vaughn Street, then pulling back on to I-405 and eventually I-5 southbound.

Officers from the Oregon State Police, Tigard Police and Tualatin Police Departments assisted with the pursuit and eventually got spike strips laid down on the freeway near the I-5/I-205 interchange.*-..
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07/22/2016 UPDATE - Major Crash Team Investigating a Pedestrian - Driver Crash on Prescott Street

The pedestrian injured in last night's crash has been identified as 37-year-old Heather Ann Ackles.*-..
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07/20/2016 UPDATE - VEHICLE RECOVERED: Camper Van Stolen in Washington Park from Family Visiting Oregon (Photo)

At approximately 4:00 p.m. today, an alert community member called 9-1-1 after seeing the stolen camper van abandoned in the Delta Park sports complex.*-..
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